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Sightseeing and landmarks in Töölö, Helsinki

Art museums

Art Museum
“The Helsinki Art Museum, HAM, looks after an art collection that belongs to the people of Helsinki, which includes over 9,000 works of art including the statues in Helsinki. HAM draws attention to modern art and contemporary art in its exhibitions at the Tennis Palace. Some of its galleries are also dedicated to an exhibition of Tove Jansson's (1914-2001) life and works. The works of the artist are amongst the most cherished pieces in the HAM collection. Some of the museum's exhibitions are always free to enter. At the Tennis Palace building you'll also find several cafés and restaurants, a museum shop as well as Helsinki's biggest cinema complex, Finnkino Tennispalatsi.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Finnish Museum of Natural History is the place where you can find the largest zoological collection of the country. Both kids and adults love this place!”
  • 40 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Kunsthalle Helsinki - Contemporary art and design in a beautiful venue, since 1928. Each year, Kunsthalle Helsinki hosts 5-7 major exhibitions, in addition to special events and a cross-disciplinary programme. The focus of the exhibitions is on contemporary art but the exhibition programme also includes design and architecture. ”
  • 22 locals recommend

History museums

History Museum
“National Museum illustrates Finnish history from medieval times to the 19th century. The museum's unique exhibits tells of the life from a period of over 1000 years. Temporary exhibitions on current themes and an interactive exhibition Vintti, where you can experience history by doing yourself.”
  • 44 locals recommend
History Museum
“Kansallismuseo tarjoaa juuri sitä mitä siltä voi odottaakin. Museossa on myös usein vaihtuvia näyttelyitä. / Finnish National Museum is exactly what one may expect. The museum has also several changing expeditions.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The charming Villa Hakasalmi is located next to Finlandia Hall near Töölönlahti bay. This elegant building retains a tangible sense of the Empire style era and is one of the few of its kind remaining in Helsinki. The best-known resident of Villa Hakasalmi was Aurora Karamzin (1808-1902), who lived there until her death. Because of this, the building is also referred to as the Karamzin Villa. The villa is today a branch of the Helsinki City Museum with changing exhibitions. An idyllic cafe is located on the courtyard, serving coffee, snacks and a daily changing lunch.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Scenic lookouts

Beach
“Beach near by center. Nice place on summer time, there is a restaurant and kids playground too. ”
  • 68 locals recommend

Libraries

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